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Fall Retreat 2003

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Center for Adaptive Optics Fall Retreat 2003

Sunday, 2 November, 2003


7:30 - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 - 11:45 PLENARY SESSION:
8:00 - 9:30 Education and Human Resources Chair: Lisa Hunter
Teaching science with inquiry Barry Kluger-Bell
Exploratorium-Center for Informal Learning and Schools Lynne Raschke,
Seth Hornstein,
Andy Sheinis
9:30 - 9:45 Coffee break
9:45 - 10:15 AO for Vision Science Handbook Editor: Jason Porter
10:15 - 11:45 Lab results, telescope testbeds, and future plans Chair: Claire Max
MAD Norbert Hubin
MCAO at LAO: plans Don Gavel
ExAO at LAO: results and future plans Julia Wilhelmsen
Palomar testbed: Richard Dekany
11:45 - 12:30 PM Box Lunches
12:30 - 2:30 Mini-Workshop on Analysis and Simulation of AO Chair: Rich Dekany
Results from Codes: Leaders: Ellerbroek, Britton, Gavel, Milovich, Le Louarn, van Dam
Recent Progress in Modeling an ELT LGS MCAO "Toy Problem"
•Noise-free simulation of wavefront error vs. guide star constellation
•Relation between number of DMs and character of atmospheric turbulence
•Performance of optimal control algorithms for Keck
•Simulations of predictive control Marcos van Dam
Simple approach for Obtaining Realistic Influence Functions for Factsheet DM's Gary Baker
Tomography and layer-oriented algorithms
Gavel, Ren, Vogel, Hubin, Le Louarn, Ellerbroek, Britton

ELT-AO simulations of pyramid-sensor performance

Simulation status at ESO

Miska Le Louarn
PSF Reconstruction Mike Fitzgerald
12:30 - 2:30 Measuring Strehl Chair: Julian Christou
1:00 - 1:45 PM EDUCATION SESSION Lisa Hunter, Malika Moutwakkil
1:00 - 1:45 PM Summary of CfAO education Lisa Hunter, Malika Moutwakkil
1:45 - 3:00 Project Reports:
Akamai Short Course Andy Sheinis, Mark Hoffman

Internship Orientation

Professional Development Workshops & Mainland Short Course

Mainland Internship Short Course Report

Seth Hornstein,
Matthew Barczys,
Lynne Raschke
Saturday Open Labs:Hot New Inquiry Activities for Vision Science-Color Vision Jason Porter, Julianna Lin
3:00 - 4:00 SESSION I.
Short course/orientation debrief on teaching with inquiry Candice Brown
Planning teams meet in small groups
Observatory Short Course (Big Island)
Stars, Sight and Science
Akamai internship (elements other than Short Course)
Saturday Open Labs
4:00 - 6:00 Break
6:00 - 7:00 Dinner
7:00 - 7:30 Survey results from Short Courses & Internships Lisa Hunter
7:30 - 9:00 2004 Planning Teams meet
Observatory Short Course
Mainland Internship
Akamai Program
Stars, Sight and Science
Saturday Open Labs
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